Gene Wilder is dead at age 83. Alzheimer’s Disease was the cause, said his nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman. At 83 years and 78 days, he just outlived actor Leonard Nimoy and …..
Posts tagged: Errol Flynn
Seventies superstud Burt Reynolds turns 75 years old today. He was born in Lansing, Michigan on this day in 1936. (Exactly one month before the birth of Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia. Reynolds could play Scalia in a film about the rise of the Tea Party, couldn’t he? Maybe in Jack Horner mode?)
Actor Errol Flynn was born on this day in 1909.(Trivia note: jazz saxophonist Lester Young was born the same year and died the same year as Flynn, too: 1959.)Read more about Errol Flynn’s wicked, wicked ways.
I particularly detest books that begin something like, “Ah, there was joy and happiness in the quaint Tasmanian home of Professor Flynn when the first bellowings of lusty little Errol were heard…” So if you are interested, let’s get down to the meat of the matter.So begins My Wicked, Wicked Ways, the jaw-dropping 1959 autobiography by Errol Flynn. Posthumous autobiography, it turned out: Flynn died at age 50 on a bedroom floor in Canada before his finished book could be published.
Robin Hood, that dashing scalawag, has been played by many actors over the years. Now that list includes Russell Crowe in a new film due out in May 2010, with Cate Blanchett as Maid Marian.Here are photos of some of the more famous Robin Hoods through the years.